Tag Archives: Denial

My Babadook

(This post contains spoilers about a recent movie.) I took some extra time off from work during the holidays to recharge. 2016 was a very tough year all around. I was looking forward to doing fun things to distract myself … Continue reading

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Please don’t look the other way

I was having one of my morning talk sessions with my fiancé this past weekend. I was questioning why even some friends seem to look away from cancerland. I mentioned how — just as one small example — when I share … Continue reading

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“Culturally Disturbed”

Ever wonder why some people don’t like to talk about their cancer? I was one of these people, at least at the beginning. Many patients don’t want anyone to know except for maybe those closer to them. You see a … Continue reading

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The “Big D”

“The trouble is, you think you have time” – From “Buddha’s Little Instruction Book” The day I was diagnosed with breast cancer was the day the “Big D” packed his bags and left me. I don’t blame him. If I … Continue reading

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